For all those who have known him well and also for those who just met him some day, somewhere around a shiai jo. We’ve got very, very sad news to tell! Stéphane SNYERS has just passed away after a terrible disease. He was yondan kendo and godan iaido for those who had some day the pleasure to practise with him … All our thoughts to his family, RIP Stéphane.
Category - Iaido
The 23th ABKF Winter seminar Kendo, Iaido & Jodo & International Goodwill Competition will be held in Brussels from the 17th to 22th of December 2013.
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The 20th European Iaido Championships was this year organized in Meze, France. The ambiance during this event was great and everybody was very happy to meet all Iaido friends from all over EKF countries. After 2 days of seminar, the Belgian team achieved a tremendous job in the individual taikai by winning not less than 8 medals with Bruwier Philippe 6th dan Silver, Simonini Michael 5th dan Gold, Kanto Yuki 5th dan Bronze, Vandenbussche Jonathan 4th dan Gold, Vervack Valentin 2nd dan Gold, Vijverman Yvan 2nd dan Bronze, Cool Steven 1st dan Gold, Croes Kim 1st dan Bronze. And on sunday winning...
Our friend Simonini Michael passed 6th dan Iaido at the end of the EIC which was organized in Meze, France. Big congratulations!!
Gradings results (EKF PDF) here
This year again, we had two very nice seminars for Kendo & Iaido.
Here some group pictures taken; more available at social networks! See you all in December for the ABKF Winter seminar or in 2014 for our next Summer edition!
This year, ABKF organized its championships for Iaido on May 12th in Ninove.
Results & pictures are here: Results BIC2013
Valentin Vervack, member of Kendo Iaido Gent won recently the 2nd dan division Iaido competition for Tokyo area at the Tokyo Budokan (Japan).
This year we had a delegation of 16 teachers & students coming from allover Japan for the annual winter event organized by our Federation. For one entire week we had Nishiumi sensei for Jodo, Kobayashi & Uehara sensei for Iaido & Tahara, Hirakawa, Nomura and others for kendo. Around 400 persons travelled to the Centre Sportif ‘Forêt de Soignes’ for the different classes. On Saturday afternoon, exams from 1st up to 5th dan were organized in Kendo. Sunday was the last day with the usual Kendo competitions and in the afternoon were the dan examinations for Jodo &...
Congratulations for the excellent performance of the Belgian delegation at the 19th European Iaido Championships 2012 in Stevenage UK which was held from 26th to 28th of October.
Cool Steven: Bronze
Vervack Valentin: Gold
Vandenbussche Jonathan: Gold
Simonini Michael: Bronze
Bruwier Philippe: Bronze
Team: Vervack Valentin, Vandenbussche Jonathan, Simonini Michael, De Roover Christof: Silver
This year again, we had two very nice seminars for Kendo & Iaido. Here some group pictures taken; more available at social networks! See you allnext December for the Winter version or in 2013 for the next Summer edition!